Annual Learning and Teaching Forum

UNSW Medicine Education Forum 2020

Medicine & Health Education: COVID and beyond

Date / Time: Friday, 4 December,  9am to 12:45pm,

Location: via Zoom

Held once a year this forum aims to bring together the many teachers and educationists within the faculty for a networking occasion, and also provides a chance to air new work, papers in progress and discuss problematic teaching topics.

Presentation by the Dean of the UNSW Medicine Annual Education & Research Awards will be held on Friday 11 December 2020

To register your attendance at the forum click on the registration link


The 2020 Eduction Forum Program [pdf] is available.

All faculty and conjoint staff involved in teaching UNSW medicine UG/PG students, plus UNSW students researching medical education are invited to showcase their learning and teaching practice/research by presenting a presentation or poster on their design and innovation projects and educational research.

Abstracts are now closed.


Click on the forum dates to view the past abstracts, recordings and copies of presentations.


Presenters and Abstract

List of presenters and abstract information is available to print.

  • Teaching how millenials learn: Re-vamping medical ethics
    Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes
    Adi Torda. Prince of Wales Clinical School.
  • eMentoring to Support and Enable Research Integrated Learning Using Authentic Assessment in a Third-Year Undergraduate Science Course in Pathology
    Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes
    Blake J. Cochran. Pathology, School of Medical Sciences; 2The Learning Centre.
  • Improving the knowledge and receptiveness of medical students towards hand hygiene: Exploring new learning and teaching approaches
    Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes
    Rajneesh Kaur, Husna Razee and Holly Seale. School of Public Health & Community Medicine.
  • Improving the ability of UNSW Medical students to provide culturally safe health care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes
    Rob Menzies1, Telphia Joseph1, Ryan Pieters2, Ben Jones2, Russell Thomson2, Peter Harris3, Genevieve Mackay1, John Hall1, Adrienne Withall1, Anthony O’Sullivan4, Raina MacIntyre1, Husna Razee1, Anita Heywood1 and Gary Velan3.
    School of Public Health & Community Medicine; 2UNSW Medical Students; 3Office of Medical Education; 4St. George Clinical School.
  • Mini-simulations for JMOs: Results from a pilot session
    Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes
    Mominah Bhatti, Lauren Tang, and Annmarie Bosco. Prince of Wales Clinical School.
  • Developing Clinical Skills in Undergraduate Exercise Physiology Students: A ‘Case Study Tutorial’ Teaching Method
    Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes
    John Booth1, Jessica Bellamy1, Ria Arnold2 and Aidan Cashin3.
    1Dept. of Exercise Physiology, School of Medical Sciences; 2Dept. of Pharmacology, SoMS; 3Neura Australia.
  • Student Peer Assessment: An efficient assessment method to enhance critical evaluation?
    Abstract | Recording not available | Presentation Notes
    Richard M Vickery, Cindy S-Y Lin and Andrew J Moorhouse. Physiology Dept., School of Medical Sciences.
  • Student expert panel model to identify sources of misconceptions during the learning process
    Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes
    Ingvars Birznieks. Physiology Dept., School of Medical Sciences and NeuRA.
  • Ophthalmology teaching in Australian medical schools
    Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes
    Helen H. Zhang1, Jenny L. Hepschke2 and Ashish Agar2.
    1UNSW medical student; 2Prince of Wales Hospital.
  • Improving student responses to myExperience surveys in Exercise Physiology: A new approach
    Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes
    Meg Letton, Jeanette Thom and Rachel Ward.
    Dept. of Exercise Physiology, School of Medical Sciences.
  • Formative peer-review of teaching (FPRT)
    Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes
    Chinthaka Balasooriya, Reema Harrison, Lois Meyer, Patrick Rawstorne and Husna Razee.
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine.